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Name: Allison
NJ (Zone 6a)
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Onewish1
May 16, 2010 4:11 AM CST
I collected seeds from the 10' cosmos plant last year.... the plant was received in a swap ... so I do not have a name for it

JoAnn and I are both attempting to grow the seeds this year... to see what the outcome is

follow along with our journey

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Name: Allison
NJ (Zone 6a)
Forum moderator Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Hummingbirder Region: New Jersey Dog Lover
Seed Starter Container Gardener Garden Ideas: Level 1
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Onewish1
May 16, 2010 4:12 AM CST
the best shot I could get of the flowers last year

and I have a video of them (not so great quality) when it started snowing here Oct 15th last year.. excuse the Halloween decorations

http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/hC6sFrGLkouUydPq6KPW7g?...

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Name: Allison
NJ (Zone 6a)
Forum moderator Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Hummingbirder Region: New Jersey Dog Lover
Seed Starter Container Gardener Garden Ideas: Level 1
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Onewish1
May 16, 2010 4:28 AM CST
I WS'ed mine in drink cups in a tub... and here is how it looks so far... I also tossed a bunch of seed around the garden last year.. so I might get more

already I see an over achiever

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Name: Karen
Cincinnati, Oh (Zone 6a)
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kqcrna
May 16, 2010 5:56 AM CST
That's really cool, Allison.

Karen
Name: Allison
NJ (Zone 6a)
Forum moderator Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Hummingbirder Region: New Jersey Dog Lover
Seed Starter Container Gardener Garden Ideas: Level 1
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Onewish1
May 16, 2010 10:36 AM CST
JoAnn and I figured this might be fun to watch progress and see if we get another big one
Name: Jo Ann Gentle
Pittsford NY (Zone 6a)
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ge1836
May 16, 2010 3:21 PM CST
I think it will be fun to see how tall each of ours gets. My seeds were direct sowed a few weeks ago.This is the first pic.

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Name: Karen
Cincinnati, Oh (Zone 6a)
Forum moderator I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Cut Flowers Winter Sowing Charter ATP Member Seed Starter
Echinacea Plant and/or Seed Trader Region: Ohio Region: United States of America Butterflies Hummingbirder
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kqcrna
May 16, 2010 5:09 PM CST
And I'm hoeing out volunteer cosmos seedlings daily.

Karen
Name: Jo Ann Gentle
Pittsford NY (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Cat Lover Heucheras Hellebores Container Gardener
Birds Region: New York Irises Garden Ideas: Master Level Avid Green Pages Reviewer Lilies
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ge1836
May 17, 2010 3:14 AM CST
I will definatly be in trouble with DD.Her vedg garden is next to these 10 footers. I'll have to hire a tree and landscape guy to deadhead.That should get me off the hotseat.
Name: Allison
NJ (Zone 6a)
Forum moderator Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Hummingbirder Region: New Jersey Dog Lover
Seed Starter Container Gardener Garden Ideas: Level 1
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Onewish1
May 17, 2010 3:39 AM CST
Thumbs up
Name: Jo Ann Gentle
Pittsford NY (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Cat Lover Heucheras Hellebores Container Gardener
Birds Region: New York Irises Garden Ideas: Master Level Avid Green Pages Reviewer Lilies
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ge1836
May 22, 2010 4:46 AM CST
This pic was taken on May 16

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Name: Allison
NJ (Zone 6a)
Forum moderator Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Hummingbirder Region: New Jersey Dog Lover
Seed Starter Container Gardener Garden Ideas: Level 1
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Onewish1
May 22, 2010 4:47 AM CST
looking stockier!!!
Name: Jo Ann Gentle
Pittsford NY (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Cat Lover Heucheras Hellebores Container Gardener
Birds Region: New York Irises Garden Ideas: Master Level Avid Green Pages Reviewer Lilies
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ge1836
May 22, 2010 4:48 AM CST
This was taken yesterday 5 days later.
'WATCH - OUT' Here they grow.

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Name: Allison
NJ (Zone 6a)
Forum moderator Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Hummingbirder Region: New Jersey Dog Lover
Seed Starter Container Gardener Garden Ideas: Level 1
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Onewish1
May 22, 2010 4:49 AM CST
oh yeah... looking great!! Hurray! Hurray!
Name: Jo Ann Gentle
Pittsford NY (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Cat Lover Heucheras Hellebores Container Gardener
Birds Region: New York Irises Garden Ideas: Master Level Avid Green Pages Reviewer Lilies
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ge1836
May 22, 2010 4:49 AM CST
I cant hold-em- back Allison!!.
Name: Allison
NJ (Zone 6a)
Forum moderator Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Hummingbirder Region: New Jersey Dog Lover
Seed Starter Container Gardener Garden Ideas: Level 1
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Onewish1
May 22, 2010 4:50 AM CST
hope you get big ones!!!
Name: Jo Ann Gentle
Pittsford NY (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Cat Lover Heucheras Hellebores Container Gardener
Birds Region: New York Irises Garden Ideas: Master Level Avid Green Pages Reviewer Lilies
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ge1836
May 22, 2010 8:44 AM CST
September will be the last measurment.We get frost then.
Not that its a race.
Name: Allison
NJ (Zone 6a)
Forum moderator Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Hummingbirder Region: New Jersey Dog Lover
Seed Starter Container Gardener Garden Ideas: Level 1
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Onewish1
May 22, 2010 2:41 PM CST
sounds good to me
Name: Jo Ann Gentle
Pittsford NY (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Cat Lover Heucheras Hellebores Container Gardener
Birds Region: New York Irises Garden Ideas: Master Level Avid Green Pages Reviewer Lilies
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ge1836
May 28, 2010 7:53 AM CST
Here is my offering for May28

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Name: Allison
NJ (Zone 6a)
Forum moderator Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Hummingbirder Region: New Jersey Dog Lover
Seed Starter Container Gardener Garden Ideas: Level 1
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Onewish1
May 29, 2010 7:39 PM CST
woo hoo... look how they sprung up
Name: Jo Ann Gentle
Pittsford NY (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Cat Lover Heucheras Hellebores Container Gardener
Birds Region: New York Irises Garden Ideas: Master Level Avid Green Pages Reviewer Lilies
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ge1836
May 30, 2010 2:47 AM CST
Are yours growing?

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